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CNN
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
checking with "360" m.d., dr. sanjay gupta. keeping them honest. while you're at ac360.com, check it out. citigroup, you bailed it out. now they want to make their traders richer, $100 million richer, one trader. >>> and michael phelps involved in a car crash. we'll bring you the latest from "360," when we continue. imodium multi-symptom relief combines two powerful medicines for fast relief of your diarrhea symptoms, so you can get back out there. imodium. get back out there. we're shopping for car insurance, and our friends said we should start here. good friends -- we compare our progressive direct rates, apples to apples, against other top companies, to help you get the best price. how do you do that? with a touch of this button. can i try that? [ chuckles ] wow! good luck getting your remote back. it's all right -- i love this channel. shopping less and saving more. now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> breaking news tonight involving olympic gold medalist michael phelps. his cadillac escalade hit a honda accord. the honda driver apparently shaken up, taken to a local ho
CNN
Aug 3, 2009 10:00pm EDT
the jackson fortune. how much of a fortune is it? dr. sanjay gupta on a major discovery in a war against a disease that kills millions. >>> four decades after their murders horrified the country, what became of charles manson and his twisted followers. we begin with new signs the recession is slowing. they come with a potential price. new taxes possibly for you. will president obama end up breaking a campaign promise not to raise taxes even a single dime on the middle class? this weekend a pair of the president's top economic advisers refuse to rule out new taxes to close the budget gap a short fall that grows the economy in a recession but could hurt it later. your money, your future, your taxes. ali velshi has it covered. bottom line, is everybody going to start paying more in taxes? >> six, even, eight months ago we couldn't get through a night without talking about the terrible things happening in the economy. before we get to taxes let's tet you what is going on. we have good reports. we know the stock market starts to recover before the rest of the economy in a recession. g
CNN
Aug 12, 2009 9:00pm EDT
staying young." and dr. james rowhak. he's a cardiologist himself. let me start with sanjay gupta. sanjay, viewers are confused. debate is rages across the country. what's the most important thing that we have understand about this debate right now? >> it's a good question. obviously, there's a lot of different issues here. let me try and boil it down to get back to the basics. autopsy since the beginning of this, you've heard the president talk about the health care and in the economy. and when asked how can he afford to this this with health care. his answer is, how can we not afford to this this. the reason that's important, his idea to cut costs to increase access is at the heart of all of this. what you're hearing out of the various bill, first of all, the president doesn't have a specific plan. the senate is currently debating one. it's only so far in the house that you've actually had a bill passed. trying to fill the gap of 46 million people who don't have insurance. that's where the crux of the debate lies. how are you going to do it, how are you going to pay for it? the
CBS
Aug 18, 2009 7:00pm EDT
doctor. here's cnn medical correspondent and cbs news contributor dr. sanjay gupta. >> amanda gutierrez? >> reporter: you're looking at the second-busiest emergency room in the state. they treat over 100,000 patients a year. but here's the thing, according to dr. niels rathlev, who runs the e.r., a quarter of them don't need his services. >> the way i would phrase it is to say i think that alternative sites of care that would be more appropriate. >> reporter: he means a primary care doctor's office. >> the majority of patients who are frequent utilizers at the emergency department actually have insurance, they have a primary care physician, but they choose to come to the e.d. because they don't have access. >> reporter: like kenneth mills who's in pain from a bowling injury. >> i want to call my doctor this morning but i wouldn't be able to get into see him. >> reporter: mills is bruised, not broken and could have easily been treated outside the emergency room. are you sort of surprised you had to come to the emergency room to take care of something like this? >> i wish i had a primary
CNN
Aug 19, 2009 9:00am EDT
bold move considering by democrats. dr. sanjay gupta is in the newsroom to break it down for you. he worked in the white house, the last time an administration tried to push through health care reform. >>> but first we start with break news out of baghdad. six bombings in one hour and at least 75 people are dead, hundreds more are wounded in this. some blasts went off near government buildings. it is the worst day of carnage in the capital since iraqi troops took over. arwa damon joins us live from baghdad with the latest on the developments. >> reporter: good morning, don. it has been a really devastating day here in baghdad with that death toll that everyone fears is going to continue to rise. the deadliest bombings, as you were saying, are targeting iraqi's government institutions. two rock bombs, one exploding in front of iraq's ministry of finance, the other in front of iraq's ministry of foreign affairs. that one, by far, the most devastating, literally blowing through the facade of the ten-story building. we did manage to get down to the scene of that explosion. iraqi secu
CBS
Aug 19, 2009 4:30am EDT
imposed three years ago? dr. sanjay gupta went to find out. >> reporter: you're looking at the second busiest emergency room in the state. they treat over 100,000 patients over a year. here's the thing, another to this doctor who runs the e.r., a quarter of them don't need his services. >> the way i would phrase is i think there are alternative sites of care that would be more appropriate. >> reporter: he means a primary care's doctor's office. >> the majority of users have a doctor's office and a primary doctor's office but come here because they don't have access. >> reporter: like kenneth mills, who's in pain from a bowling injury. >> i want to call my doctor but wouldn't be able to get in to see him. >> reporter: he is bruised and broken and could have easily been treated outside the emergency room. are you surprised you had to come to the emergency room? >> i wish i had a primary. i wouldn't have to wait as long. >> reporter: that's the issue. there aren't enough doctors. that's a real problem. we have more than 16,000 primary doctors short in the united states. only 6,500
ABC
Aug 26, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. dr. sanjay gupta looks at how stress can lead to depression. >> reporter: until last year, stephanie had always been physically and socially active. but overwhelming stress led to a crisis. >> i moved to a new city. and then i took a new job. and then i found myself traveling a lot for work, and being alone, isolated. >> reporter: and depressed. >> it felt like there was this black cloud following me around. >> reporter: psychiatrist charles says the adversities and pressures of modern life are causing more and more people to suffer from depression. he is concerned that it's starting to reach epidemic proportions. >> what causes depression, it really boils down to the end of the day to stress, psycho social stress, all the things that make us miserable in life. >> reporter: she sought the advice of a counselor who helped her develop stress reduction therapies, and to reengage socially. she began to once again enjoy the things she loved, painting, volunteering. >> and finally, when it lifted, i remember standing and i thought i didn't realize how bad i felt until i felt bet
CNN
Aug 13, 2009 12:00am EDT
going on in this health care debate. joining from us the cnn center in atlanta, dr. sanjay gupta. he's our chief medical correspondent. he's a practicing neuro surgeon. joining us from nashville tennessee, bill frist. a professor of medicine at vanderbilt university. a heart transplant surgeon. former senator majority leader. his new book entitled "a heart to serve the passion to bring health, hope and healing." that comes out in october. we're looking forward to that. in cleveland, ohio, dr. mike roizen, he's the wellness officer and chairman at the wellness institute at the famed cleveland clinic. he's the co-author of "you staying young." and in austin, texas, and dr. james rohack. president of the american met medical association. he's a cardiologist himself. let me start with sanjay gupta. sanjay, viewers are confused. this debate is raging across the country. what's the most important thing that we have to understand about this debate right now? >> it's a good question. obviously, there's a lot of different issues here. let me try and boil it down to get back to the basics. almos
CNN
Aug 20, 2009 9:00am EDT
neurosurgeon dr. sanjay gupta is taking your questions. i got one for you, sanjay, from a viewer from illinois. take a listen. >> this is anna from illinois and i was wondering with the new health care reform if doctors will be able to opt out of taking these patients that have this insurance done by the government because reimbursement rates may be too low for them and how that's going to affect the patients with less physicians to choose from. >> this is such an interesting question, it comes up a lot. you have insurance, what do you do with it? you find a doctor, how good is that insurance for you? >> nothing. >> that's the heart of anna's question. a couple of points, one is we don't have enough primary care doctors in this country, we're about 16,000 short, problem number one, problem number two, and i think this is what she's asking about. doctors aren't required or mandated in any way to take any particular type of insurance. we've seen in before with regard to doctors, for example, not taking medicare in the past. if they do accept it, you continue seeing your own doctor, but
CNN
Aug 19, 2009 10:00pm EDT
. >>> a quick program note, starting the week of september 7th, michael, peter bergen, dr. sanjay gupta and i will be reporting from afghanistan with american forces at the front line in their battle with the taliban. >>> tell us what you think, join the live chat at ac360.com. >>> will those be able to stick together as-f it comes to passing a democrat-only plan? new details on how that might happen. and barney frank's reaction to one who called obama a nazi. >>> later, randi kaye is back with more on dr. arne klein, and investigators came calling again on him today. >>> president obama appealed to faith-based groups for their help on health care reform. he spoke on a conference call estimated streamed to 140,000 people online. on the ground opponents speaking loudly face to face, protesters there in macon, georgia, confronting congressman jim marshall, a blue dog democrat. he's on the fence but said today he would consider any reasonable reform plan. question is, will he help president obama and other democrats if it comes down to going alone or without bipartisan support? senior politica
CNN
Aug 20, 2009 1:00am EDT
program note, starting the week of september 7th, michael, peter bergen, dr. sanjay gupta and i will be reporting from afghanistan with american forces at the front line in their battle with the taliban. >>> tell us what you think, join the live chat at ac360.com. >>> will those be able to stick together as-f it comes to passing a democrat-only plan? new details on how that might happen. and barney frank's reaction to one who called obama a nazi. >>> later, randi kaye is back with more on dr. arne klein, and investigators came calling again on him today. ntduciprg thonall i a w chsey riuioux. with an epa estimated 32 miles per gallon. and up to 600 miles between fill ups. it's the most fuel efficient crossover on the highway. better than honda cr-v, toyota rav4 and even the ford escape hybrid. the all new chevy equinox. rondee essi nes eveqno that can take so much out of you. i feel like i have to wind myself up just to get out of bed. then...well... i have to keep winding myself up to deal with the sadness, the loss of interest, the trouble concentrating, the lack of energy. if depr
CNN
Aug 30, 2009 6:00am EDT
, four years now the anniversary since hurricane katrina. our dr. sanjay gupta looking at programs popping up to a fractured hospital system. en i walked in here i wasn't sure what i needed. i'm not sure what i need. tom showed me how to use mifi to get my whole team working online, on location. i was like, "woah". woah ! only verizon wireless has small business specialists in every store to help you do business better. you're like my secret ingredient. come in today and connect up to five devices on one 3g connection. now only $99.99 i eat anything that i want. key lime pie, pineapple upside down cake, raspberry cheesecake... ... yeah, every night is something different. oh, yeah yeah... ... she always keeps them in the house. no, no, no. i've actually lost weight... i just have a high metabolism or something... ...lucky. babe... umm, i gotta go. (announcer) 28 delicious flavors at around 100 calories each. yoplait, it is so good. the rest of the body is a no brainer. doesn't your whole body deserve excedrin strength relief? excedrin back & body. excedrin. what ache? and you know
HLN
Aug 30, 2009 5:00pm EDT
, astrazeneca may be able to help. >>> hello and welcome to vital signs. i'm dr. sanjay gupta. our medicines know no boundaries, and today our focus is in and around rio de janeiro. it's no surprise they call this the marvel city. make no mistake, the country is still a developing nation, facing all the challenges that go along with it. in two decades, though, brazil has been the country in the present when it comes to aids policy. 200,000 patients have access to a government treatment program that has become an example around the world. when it becomes impress civil low, the face of the disease is changing. the -- will the brazilian model continue to keep the country on top of the epidemic? friday night, on the streets of rio, even in heels, maria stands under five feet tall, but she's kmfr comfortable, even confident on this corner. at 62, she's been working these streets for a lifetime now. she knows the bar owners, the clients, and the other prostitutes. and she also knows the devastating effects hiv has had on her community. >> translator: i lost a lot of friends, many, many f
CNN
Aug 11, 2009 9:00am EDT
stake in this debate. >>> and a hidden cost in your hospital bill. our dr. sanjay gupta breaks it all down for you. >>> good morning, everybody, i'm heidi collins, it's tuesday, august 11th, and you are in the "cnn newsroom." >>> make or break month in health care reform. as you know, congress is in recession, and the lawmakers have gone back home, they're getting a real earful from angry constituents. in fact, we've got our crews all over the country to bring you the forum and faceoffs that are happening this morning. jessica yellin is, in fact, in pennsylvania where one senator has already faced crowds, we'll tell you all about that, arlen specter there, of course, and ali velshi aboard the cnn express. his first stop is chattanooga, tennessee. americans are telling their own stories on health care reform. >>> and today rowlands is following a mission to bring health care to everyone. today, people line up for free clinic in los angeles. >>> first, i want to give you a glimpse of what lawmakers are facing as they host meetings with constituents. >> we're number 60 in line, and t
CNN
Aug 26, 2009 10:00pm EDT
scans to rule out a tumor. >> sanjay, appreciate it. dr. sanjay gupta tonight from dublin. >>> more on the life of ted kennedy ahead, including a look at the tragedies and candles he could escape throughout his life. >>> first, erica hill joins us with the 360 bulltin. >> one of iraq's top shiite leaders died today after a lengthy battle with lung cancer. he had been receiving treatment for more than two years. his body will now be sent to iraq for burial in his hometown. iraqi prime minister nuri al maliki said al hakim was like a brother to him. >>> accusing governor mark sanford of serious misconduct in office. south carolina's lieutenant governor called on the governor to set down. andre bauer offering to take over if governor sanford would quit in the next few weeks, but the governor declined. holding a news conference a few hours later to say he will not be, quote, railroaded out of office, and plans to finish his term. >>> in california, smoke from a 750-acre wildfire northeast of los angeles is making it difficult to breathe. the good news, though, is that the flames are actual
CNN
Aug 18, 2009 11:00am EDT
. chief medical correspondent, dr. sanjay gupta, has more on this. >> there's blood everywhere. a little difficult to talk about sometimes. >> reporter: it's been a tough transition from fallujah back to small town america for marine veteran, matthew brown. >> you're constantly alert, looking around. is it a mcdonald's bag on the side of the road or just a bag? is someone trying to get me. it's different paranoia factors that weigh you on after a while. >> reporter: just 24 years old he joins the 1 in 5 iraq war veterans returning from combat with posttramatic stress disorder. ptsd. >> people knew i wasn't right in the head anymore. i wasn't the same person. and then i couldn't explain to them that there's no way i can be the same person after the things i've done and seen and has happened to me. >> reporter: his escape? abusing prescription painkillers and alcohol. at his worse, brown said he was drinking a fifth of liquor a day. >> the pain is always there, and it doesn't go away. but i was using way more than i was prescribed to and drinking on top of it. i was just, i guess, i
CNN
Aug 4, 2009 6:00am EDT
it mean to all of us. dr. sanjay gupta is answering some of your questions head on. on call for you in a couple of minutes. >>> and there are small signs of a stall with cuba after president obama was sworn in to office. what's changed now? live in havana for the latest. all coming up right now for you. right now, 45 minutes past the hour. (male announcer) if you've had a heart attack caused by a completely blocked artery, another heart attack could be lurking, waiting to strike. a heart attack caused by a clot, one that could be fatal. but plavix helps save lives. plavix, taken with other heart medicines goes beyond what other heart medicines do alone to provide greater protection against heart attack or stroke and even death by helping to keep blood platelets from sticking together and forming clots. ask your doctor about plavix, protection that helps save lives. (female announcer) if you have stomach ulcer or othp$ condition that causes bleeding, you should not use plavix. when taking plavix alone or with some other medicines including aspirin, the risk of bleeding may increase s
CNN
Aug 27, 2009 1:00am EDT
surgery over a year ago. chief medical correspondent, dr. sanjay gupta, who is himself a neurosurgeon, joins me now from dublin, where he is attending a global cancer summit, sponsored by lance armstrong's foundation. what type of brain cancer did the senator have and why was it so hard to treat? >> reporter: this type of tumor is a malignant glioma. like so many other cancers, it starts with a single cell that probably goes awry at some point, but then starts to divide. part of the issue with this part of tumor, the rate at which it divides is so much faster than many other cancers. this is a type of tumor in the brain, obviously. it does not spread to other parts of the body, but it just starts to invade other parts of the brain, anderson. we know with senator kennedy's particular tumor, it was located on the left side of the brain, the parts of the brain responsible for speech and parts of the brain responsible for his strength on the right side of his body. and that's why he needed that surgery while he was awake back last spring. but this is one of the fastest growing tumors of a
CNN
Aug 19, 2009 12:00am EDT
a doctor, dr. paul song and dr. sanjay gupta write their prescriptions for health care next. >> larry: since most of tonight is devoted to medicine, we want to remind you that friday night a major program, the full hour dealing with prostate cancer and among the guests will be colin powell and michael milken, friday night, one hour devoted to prostate cancer. three more doctors join us, congressman ron paul, republican of texas, medical doctor, by the way he was a flight surgeon in the u.s. air force and an obgyn in private practice. here in l.a., dr. paul song, he supports the president's health care initiative, believes there must be a public option. and in atlanta our own dr. sanjay gupta, cnn chief medical correspondent and a practicing neurosurgeon. how will this debate about public access and the like effect you? will public option effect you, sanjay? >> probably not and the president's said people who have private insurance and people who have access to private insurance and premiums are not above a certain percentage overall of their income aren't going to be eligibl
CNN
Aug 19, 2009 1:00am EDT
it happen? we'll show you. >>> also live with dr. sanjay gupta. he takes us inside a crime lab for behind the scenes look of the reality of csi. we even bothe osteoporosis. but we're active. especially when we vacation. so when i heard about reclast, the only once-a-year iv osteoporosis treatment, i called joni. my doctor said reclast helps restrengthen our bones to help make them resistant to fracture. and reclast is approved to help protect from fracture in more places: hip, spine, even other bones. (announcer) you should never take reclast if you're on zometa, have low blood calcium, kidney problems. or you're pregnant, plan to become pregnant or nursing. take calcium and vitamin d daily. tell your doctor if you develop severe muscle, bone or joint pain or if you have dental problems, as rarely, jaw problems have been reported. the most common side effects include flu-like symptoms, fever, muscle or joint pain and headache. nothing strengthens you like an old friendship. but when it comes to our bones, we both look to reclast. you've gotta ask your doctor! or call 1-866-51-recla
CNN
Aug 13, 2009 1:00am EDT
. we'll get reaction from another key senator in a moment and check the facts with our own dr. sanjay gupta. but first, candy crowley has the "raw politics." >> if it's okay with you, i'll get started. >> reporter: senator chuck grassley holds his 72nd town hall meeting of the year. what a year. >> we're here at a time when i sense that people are scared for our country. >> reporter: his town halls have been twice, sometimes three times as big as he's had in previous years. so many hands in the air, so many cross currents. >> i need to know what are you doing to these insurance companies that are just putting everything in their pocket. >> simple math, even for this southern iowa redneck? so we can cover the people who want coverage with a private policy. >> reporter: making his way through the questions festering in the iowa countryside, grassley is really in a minefield. why does he support cuts in medicare? he doesn't. will he support a plan with a government insurance option? no. and about those so-called death panels, a term critics use to argue against a provision they say will put the fed
CNN
Aug 23, 2009 12:00am EDT
dean and bill frist, thank you both, very much. three more doctors coming. ron paul, and dr. sanjay gupta write their prescriptions for health care, next. the 61 million americans be onef who do not refill their prescriptions on time. readyfill at cvs pharmacy automatically refills my prescriptions and reminds me to pick them up. you mean, reminds me to pick them up. [ chuckles ] stop by your local cvs pharmacy to ask if readyfill is right for you, and get a $25 coupon book. readyfill, only at cvs pharmacy. ...or if you're already sick... ...or if you lose your job. your health insurance shouldn't either. so let's fix health care. if everyone's covered, we can make health care as affordable as possible. and the words "pre-existing condition" become a thing of the past... we're america's health insurance companies. supporting bipartisan reform that congress can build on. capturing the beauty of nature. that's my vision. every day, transitions lenses are there to help care for my sight. announcer: transitions lenses adjust to changing light to reduce glare and help protect your eyes from uv damag
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 9:00pm EDT
. sanjay gupta write their prescriptions for health care next. up just to get out of bed. then...well... i have to keep winding myself up to deal with the sadness, the loss of interest, the trouble concentrating, the lack of energy. if depression is taking so much out of you, ask your doctor about pristiq®. (announcer) pristiq is a prescription medicine proven to treat depression. pristiq is thought to work by affecting the levels of two chemicals in the brain, serotonin and norepinephrine. tell your doctor right away if your depression worsens or you have unusual changes in mood, behavior, or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children, teens and young adults. pristiq is not approved for children under 18. do not take pristiq with maois. taking pristiq with nsaid pain relievers, aspirin, or blood thinners may increase bleeding risk. tell your doctor about all your medications, including those for migraine, to avoid a potentially life-threatening condition. pristiq may cause or worsen high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or glaucoma
CNN
Aug 18, 2009 9:00pm EDT
, dr. paul song and dr. sanjay gupta write their prescriptions for health care next. simple to save money and time with lifegreen checking and savings for business, free convenient e-services and regions quick deposit, so you can deposit checks right from your desk. so switch to regions and start saving. plus, get a business financial review through a regions cashcor analysis. it's how business gets into the rhythm of saving. regions - it's time to expect more. >> larry: since most of tonight is devoted to medicine, we want to remind you that friday night a major program, the full hour dealing with prostate cancer and among the guests will be colin powell and michael milton, friday night one hour devoted to prostate cancer. three more doctors join us, congressman ron paul, republican of texas, medical doctor, by the way he was a flight surgeon in the u.s. air force and an obgyn in private practice. here in l.a. paul sung, he supports the president's health care initiative, believes there must be a public ogs. and in atlanta our own dr. sanjay gupta, cnn chief medical correspondent a
CNN
Aug 30, 2009 8:00am EDT
debate. but chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta explains why the issue went beyond politics for kennedy. >> reporter: in 1964, less than a year after his brother was assassinated, senator kennedy had his own brush with death. >> senator edward m. kennedy was seriously injured when his plane crashed. >> reporter: the crash killed the pilot and a close aide. kennedy was in the hospital for months. >> this was, i think, the first one of his first experiences of how completely vulnerable and helpless he could be. he had back problems for the rest of his life. >> reporter: and that was just one piece of an excruciating family medical chart. the senator's father had a bad stroke, but lingered on for seven years. sister rosemary spent most of her life in an institution. senator kennedy helped write the 1990 americans with disabilities act. his son patrick, later a congressman had severe asthma and more recently talked openly about his depression and his substance abuse. and there was cancer. in 1973, the senator's son, teddy jr., then 12, was diagnosed with bone cancer. he survived
HLN
Aug 29, 2009 5:00pm EDT
health and well-being." >>> hello and welcome to "vital signs." i'm dr. sanjay gupta. our global look at health and medicine knows no boundaries. this month our focus is in and around r rio day jan era. make no mistake, the country of the future is still a developing nation, facing all the challenges that go along with it. for two decades, brazil has been the country of the president when it comes to aids policy. 2,000 people have access to people that is an example for the world. the face of the disease is changing. will new challenges mean new policy in the fight against hiv aids or will the brazilian model continue to keep the country on top of the global epidemic? friday night on the streets of rio, even in heels, maria stands under 5 feet tall, but she is comfortable, even confident on this corner. at 62, she's been working these streets for a lifetime now. she knows the bar owner, the clients and the other prostitutes. she also knows the devastating effect hiv aids has had on her community. >> translator: a lost a lot of friends, many, many friends to aids, she tells us. the imp
HLN
Aug 8, 2009 5:00pm EDT
the next three days. dr. sanjay gupta looks at this medicine in today's "vital signs." >> reporter: afghanistan, a u.s. soldier points his weapon and looks out over a remote landscape. for these troops miles away from the nearest field hospital, getting sick simply isn't an option. >> most of us had the flu. no matter how old or young you are, it can knock are now a loop. we don't want people going into battle who are not going to be performing optimally. they put themselves at risk and the rest of the troops at risk. >> reporter: keeping soldiers disease-free and combat ready is the job of duke researcher jeff ginsberg. in 2006, ginsberg's team of scientists was given more than $6 million by the u.s. department of defense. their task? develop a device that could predict the onset of infectious disease before symptoms even appear. >> for more on this and other exciting advances in medicine, go to cnn.com/vital signs. >> >>> st. louis police can no longer sport their tattoos. a ban on visible body art took effect last week and it's caused problems for some cops sent home because the
CNN
Aug 11, 2009 4:00pm EDT
charges in your hospital bill. dr. sanjay gupta reveals medical injury secrets and why one surgery can cost more than your home. in a situation room investigation, children and babies baby in danger if swine flu strikes again. are we ready for thousands sick and dead. >>> i am wolf blitzer in cnn's command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. you are in "the situation room." >>> at one point today, it looked like 68-year-old senator arlen specter was going to have to break up a fight or possibly get punched himself. that's how intense the debate over health care reform has become. tensions are flaring in town hall meetings across the country. there are calmer discussions going on as well. we are covering it all as part of our extensive coverage of this make or break month for health care reform. >> that's what america is about, is we have a vigorous debate. that's why we have a democracy. but i do hope that we will talk with each other and not over each other, because -- >>> our white house correspondent, suzanne malveaux is standing b
CNN
Aug 13, 2009 9:00am EDT
hundreds of constituents. dr. sanjay gupta's going to be looking at the lightning rods of reform. how in the world have we gotten to the point where there's even talk of quote death panels? death panels, think about that. and then ali velshi taking it to the people who are angry and why are they angry? this is the news unfiltered, folks. we're going to be taking your comments here on twitter.com/ricksanchez. can't wait to hear what you have to say about rick pitino. >>> we're going to start with breaking news. just after 6:00 in california and already a fast-moving wildfire threatening some -- we're told hundreds of homes in the area. look at these pictures a they're starting to come in. 60 miles south of san francisco as we follow this thing. let me go over some of the details we know right now. officials say they're going door to door, they're using the reverse 911 system to tell people to get out as soon as they can. there are around 600 people who are getting the orders up until now. that could grow. the fire started last night and already spread to more than 1,000 acres. about 30
CNN
Aug 25, 2009 9:00am EDT
, we will take a look at how it is handled in ireland. dr. sanjay gupta checks out what went right and what went wrong for them. for arthritis pain... in your hands... knees... and back. for little bodies with fevers.. and big bodies on high blood pressure medicine. tylenol works with your body... in a way other pain relievers don't... so you feel better... knowing doctors recommend tylenol... more than any other brand of pain reliever. (voice 2) how bad is it? (voice 1) traffic's off the chart... (voice 2) they're pinging more targets... (voice 3) isolate... prevent damage... (voice 2) got 'em. (voice 3) great exercise guys. let's run it again. >>> less than a week left in this make or break month for health care reform, and you still have a chance to speak your mind for or against this issue. there are town hall meetings today in reston, in fairfax, virginia, oklahoma city, and germantown, maryland. we are taking a look outside the united states to see what works and what doesn't for other countries. our chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta is in dublin, ireland, where it
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Aug 18, 2009 1:00pm EDT
afghanistan and the toll it takes on military families. dr. sanjay gupta reports next hour. >>> and this mayor doesn't just talk the talk, he walks the walk. and saturday night he paid the price. well update the case and the condition of milwaukee mayor, turned hero, tom baret. >>> well, first, they said that he was poisoned. then it was syphilis and maybe blood letting and even a bad pork dinner. mozart's been dead for more than 200 years, and since then there have been that many theories as to what killed him at 35. here's the least dramatic yet. and researchers think that strep throat silenced the composer. they went beyond the symptoms and looked at the death patterns are circa vienna 1991. >>> the gang problem, one man was doing something about it and it was working. turning gangsters into legit and successful citizens. now his program is in big, big trouble. ( car door closes ) ooooch! hot seat! hot! hot! hot! time to check your air conditioning? come to meineke now and get a free ac system check. at meineke, you're always the driver. >>> murders, robberies, drive-by shootings, rig
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Aug 25, 2009 10:00pm EDT
, could die this flu season. dr. sanjay gupta answers your questions tonight. some people buy a car based on the deal they get. others by the car of their dreams. during the lexus golden opportunity sales event, you can do both. special lease offers now available on the 2009 is 250. back playing in the afternoon. excedrin back and body has two ingredients to block and relieve the pain. doesn't your whole body deserve excedrin strength relief? excedrin. what ache? maybe this is one of the most important. introducing new centrum ultra men's. a complete multivitamin for men. it has antioxidants and vitamin d... to support your prostate and colon. new centrum ultra men's. there's no way to hide it. sir, have you been drinking tonight? if you ride drunk, you will get caught... and you will get arrested. ♪ yes, you're lovely... ♪ what do you think? hey, why don't we use our points from chase sapphire and take a break? we can't. sure, we can. the points don't expire... ♪ there is nothing for me... ♪ there's no travel restrictions... we could leave tomorrow. we can't use them for a vacati
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Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
afghanistan. psychiatric issues. posttraumatic stress disorder. dr. sanjay gupta looks at how the soldiers are trying to cope and the degree of which the illnesses force them to cope coming up in a few moments. co. you just love the aromas of beef tenderloin... and, ooh, rotisserie chicken. yes, you do. [ barks ] yeah. you're so special, you deserve a very special dog food. [ woman ] introducing chef michael's canine creations. the deliciously different way to serve up your love at mealtime. chef-inspired. dog-desired. chef michael's canine creations. you hungry? yeah. me too. (door crashes in) (broadview alarm) (gasp and scream) go! go! go! go! go! go! (phone rings) hello? this is mark with broadview security. is everything okay? no. someone just tried to break in. i'm sending help right now. thank you. (announcer) brink's home security is now broadview security. call now to install the standard system for just $99. the proven technology of a broadview security system delivers rapid response from highly trained professionals, 24 hours a day. call now to get the $99 installation,
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Aug 2, 2009 5:00pm EDT
way to make that visit happen without either of you taking a trip. dr. sanjay gupta looks at futuristic medicine in today's "vital signs". >> reporter: dr. chung regularly see s patients via the wireless robot. he can see patients in a room from just about anywhere. >> let's go live, we're here controlling this robot in santa barbara. we're here in texas. dr. chung does this all time. he could control a robot in this hospital or anywhere in the world. >> anywhere in the world. >> reporter: a high quality camera allows the robot to move its head from side to side and record images from all angles. there is a laptop, and a remote joy stick that lets the doctor zoom in and check a patient's pupils, vital signs, even examine their brain scans remotely. a surgeon could essentially talk someone through an operation as if they were doing it themselves, in real time. >> for more on this and other exciting advances in medicine, go to our website, cnn.com/vitalsigns. >>> 31 toledo police officers laid off because of budget cuts are getting their jobs back. the city is using a grant fro
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Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
for that. >>> so our dr. sanjay gupta gets around. sometimes he's in atlanta, sometimes new york. today he's in dublin, ireland. he's attending a cancer conference that lance armstrong's foundation is putting on. what health experts want to you know about cancer. our dr. sanjay gupta ringing in on that coming up. they are trying to find a cure for this. will we ever see one. 46 minutes after the hour. osteo. but we're active. especially when we vacation. so when i heard about reclast, the only once-a-year iv osteoporosis treatment, i called joni. my doctor said reclast helps restrengthen our bones to help make them resistant to fracture. and reclast is approved to help protect from fracture in more places: hip, spine, even other bones. (announcer) you should never take reclast if you're on zometa, have low blood calcium, kidney problems. or you're pregnant, plan to become pregnant or nursing. take calcium and vitamin d daily. tell your doctor if you develop severe muscle, bone or joint pain or if you have dental problems, as rarely, jaw problems have been reported. the most commo
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Aug 1, 2009 5:00pm EDT
doctor actually has a way to make that visit without either of you taking a trip. dr. sanjay gupta takes a look at futuristic medicine in today's "vital signs." >>> dr. chung regularly sees patients via the wireless robot. he can see patients in the room from just about everywhere. >> let's go live. >> we're here controlling this robot in santa barbara. we're here in texas. dr. chung does this all the time. he can control a robot in this hospital or anywhere in the world. >> anywhere around the world. >> a high quality robot allows his head to move from side to side. and record images from all angles. there's a laptop and remote joy stick that lets the doctor zoom in and check a patient's pupils. vital signs. even examine their brain scans remotely. a surgeon could essentially talk someone through an operation as if they were doing it themselves in real-time. >> for more on this and other exciting advances in medicine go to cnn.com/vitalsigns. >>> authorities in southern california are trying to figure out who poisoned more than 20 horses and why. apparently they were given leaves from t
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Aug 27, 2009 11:00am EDT
health system is in shambles and getting worse every year. chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta tracks the path of one patient. kelly saunder's nature valley. ♪ the place that inspires her to go faster... ♪ and slower. ♪ elk mountains, colorado. where's yours? 100% natural nature valley granola bars. the taste nature intended. >>> texas billionaire r. allen stanford was supposed to be in a federal courtroom this hour. instead, the man accused of cheating investors out of $7 billion is in the hospital. a yuj said she was experiencing an irregular heart beat and rapid pulse. today's hearing was to deal with whether stanford can get a new attorney. >>> usairways, listen to this, tacking another $5 on to the cost of checking a bag. it will now cost you 50 bucks to check two on domestic flights. usairways will also charge another $50 for a second bag on transatlantic routes. delta, continental and american have made similar increases. profootball quarterback michael vick suits up for the philadelphia eagles tonight. his first game since being released from prissen for running a dog fi
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Aug 2, 2009 8:00am EDT
. i'm dr. sanjay gupta, more news on cnn starts right now. >>> good morning, everybody, from the cnn center, this is cnn sunday morning for august 2nd, 8:00 where we sit here in atlanta, georgia. >>> thank you for being with us. i want to get right to some breaking news, we first brought to you about half an hour ago for 18 years, no one knew for sure what happened to this man, captain michael scott spiker, considered the first american lost in the 1991 gulf war. >> the mystery is now over. defense officials say his remains have been found in iraq and they have positively identified him. we're covering this breaking story for you from all angles. we want to start from our pentagon correspondent who has been taking us through the story. on the phone with us this morning. and barbara, start here from the top. how did this come about after 18 years we now know what happened? >> well, t.j., this is just an extraordinary story. what the u.s. military tells us is in early july, an iraqi citizen in western iraq came to them and said there was a location that u.s. forces needed to go to and
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Aug 21, 2009 4:00pm EDT
investigations? dr. sanjay gupta goes inside a crime lab for answers. >>> and as the government winds down the cash for clunkers program, it may start shelling out big money for appliances. and as a progressive customer, you get to use any of our concierge claim centers. so i can just drop off my car and you'll take care of everything? yep, even the rental. what if i'm stuck at the office? if you can't come to us, we'll come to you in one of our immediate response vehicles! what if mother won't let me drive? then you probably wouldn't have had an accident in the first place. and we're walkin'! and we're walkin'... making it all a bit easier -- now that's progressive! call or click today. some people buy a car based on the deal they get. others by the car of their dreams. during the lexus golden opportunity sales event, you can do both. special lease offers now available on the 2009 es 350. there's no way to hide it. sir, have you been drinking tonight? if you ride drunk, you will get caught... and you will get arrested. >>> to our viewer, you're in "the situation room." a nightmare flight, for
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Aug 25, 2009 3:00pm EDT
administer this and who better to do this man my friend and colleague, dr. sanjay gupta. >> we are here inside the operating hoom with the chief of anesthesiology. propofol is a medication he uses all the time. is this it over here? >> yes. >> it looks like milk of amnesia, they call it. >> milk of amnesia. >> >> vincent, you okay? we have to monitor his ekg, his co 2., make sure he is breathing and ventilating. >> that's all typical. >> standard of care, yes. >> so the propofol. >> you are going to get a little sleepy, vincent. give me some good, deep breaths. >> take a look at his eyes, how quickly. >> deep breath, vincent. doing great. may feel a little burning, okay. >> deep breath. >> ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one. >> there is a reason for his heart race increase. >> his eyes are closed. >> what else are you looking at? >> he stopped breathing. this is watching his co2. he is not breathing anymore. my wonderful anesthetist is going to help him breath. >> you can see part of the problem. with that much there, the propofol, he has stopped breathing and he
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Aug 26, 2009 9:00am EDT
global cancer summit in dublin, ireland. our chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta is at that summit and joining us live to talk about kennedy's battle with cancer. so, sanjay, as we look back over the life of senator kennedy, there have been many health issues if you would and this one, this brain cancer, was one that he was not expected to be able to beat. >> yeah, it is a grim diagnosis. as we've been talking about for sometime now, heidi, as you mentioned, we're here in ireland which is also -- he is irish american and this is the place of his ancestry and also the global cancer summit. whereas you might imagine, heidi, he has had tremendous impact on cancer in the united states but also around the world, so a lot of the meetings today and the discussions surrounded ted kennedy. you and i started obviously talking about his most recent diagnosis in may of last year, 15 months ago. i wanted to sort of give you an idea of how things have progressed since then. senator ted kennedy learned his diagnosis in may, 2008. a brain tumor, called a malignant glioma. it's a deadly canc
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Aug 22, 2009 5:00pm EDT
correspondent dr. sanjay gupta has tonight's fit nation. >> reporter: every mont new fitness products are hitting the market. fit shoes that claim to exercise your calves and glut muscles. do they work? probably not. >> it's the comfort of fit. >> reporter: the easy tone is just one example of these new rockers shoes. lab tests show increased activation due to the many balance balls underneath the shoe. >> the type of technology, people use that to rehabilitate ankles, not your fitness or your strength. but to think that that would then make you more fit with your regular activities, i have a hard time kind of buying that. >> reporter: then,
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Aug 21, 2009 3:00pm EDT
. dr. sanjay gupta, cnn, reporting. hey bets, can i borrow a quarter? sure, still not dry? i'm trying to shrink them. i lost weight and now some clothes are too big. how did you do it? simple stuff. eating right and i switched to whole grain. whole grain... studies show that people who eat more whole grain tend to have a healthier body weight. multigrain cheerios has five whole grains... and 110 calories per lightly sweetened serving. more grains. less you. multigrain cheerios. towels, sheets and then there was the stuff he wanted... like a new microwave. and because of walmart's unbeatable prices, we were able to get it all. ...and then some. set them up for success-- for less. save money. live better. walmart. >>> we welcome you back. i'm rick sanchez. remember the days the months, the years after 9/11 when you and i and, in fact, most of the entire country lived in a state of virtual fear. that this or something worse could happen again in this country. remember how the bush administration continually reminded us about 9/11 at every turn that they could as it sold us on the war in
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Aug 22, 2009 1:00am EDT
program note. we are digging deeper on health care. david gergen, dr. sanjay gupta and others answering your questions about the various reform plans out there. it explains over the course of the hour what the debate is out there. extreme challenges. health care and your bottom line at the top of the next hour. a gender test for a top female runner. her amazing speed and her looks have many wondering if this young woman is, in fact, a man. her family speaks out and a gender specialist who joins us live. >>> a new michael jackson raid. federal agents searching a beverly hills pharmacy. it's in the same building as jackson's dermatologist. what exactly were they looking for and what did they find? we'll tell you next, on the program. >>> the first family is on vacation starting today and the white house is pleading with reporters and photographers to leave sasha and malia obama alone. we'll show you where they're going, just ahead. first gary tuchman with the "360" news and business bulletin. >> "newsweek" magazine is reporting a post 9/11 interrogation tactics that the cia cond
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Aug 7, 2009 3:00pm EDT
is just another study. dr. sanjay gupta, cnn, reporting. >>> for many years, i have been watching the rise of mel martinez. we are both from florida. i have talked a lot about different events in his career. as a city official in florida, as a party official, the highest of all, as a matter of fact, as one of the first hispanic cap net members of. united states and eventually as a senator from the state of florida. now, i'm here to tell you that just moments ago, mel martinez stepped to the microphone and announced he will no longer be a senator from the state of florida. he is stepping down, resigning. here is how he explained that. >> so, today, i'm announcing my decision to step down from public office effective upon a successor taking office to fill out the remainder of my term. i have enjoyed my time in the senate immensely. i have the most difficult time of all in leaving the great friendships that i have developed with wonderful people that serve this nation in the united states senate. >> there you go. by the way, with he don't know who will replace him, the governor, char
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